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The Witcher 3 Sales in the UK Increase 999% on Release of Switch Version

The Witcher 3 Sales in the UK Increase 999% on Release of Switch Version - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 21 October 2019 / 3,220 Views

FIFA 20 has remained in first on the UK charts, according to GfK/UKIE for the week ending October 19. Ring Fit Adventure debuted in fifth place.

The Witcher 3 re-entered the charts in fourth place as sales increased a massive 999 percent week-on-week on the release of the Nintendo Switch version of the game. Unsurprisingly, 96 percent of the sales were from the Nintendo Switch version.

 

Here are the top 10 best-selling titles (combined sales):

  1. FIFA 20
  2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  3. Ghost Recon Breakpoint
  4. The Witcher 3
  5. Ring Fit Adventure
  6. Minecraft (Switch Edition)
  7. Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville
  8. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
  9. Grand Theft Auto 5
  10. Borderlands 3

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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9 Comments

Qwark (on 21 October 2019)

Considering how old the game is that really does not say much. But it sold better than most evergreen titles from Nintendo, so that's pretty decent.


Barozi (on 21 October 2019)

Yeah. Even combined, the other versions are probably somewhere in the hundreds and the Switch launch somewhere in the thousands.


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John2290 (on 21 October 2019)

Nah, it's the UK 4 years on, no way is it selling in the hundreds and there is also no way they are using this spin on the prior week if there was a switcher hype bump.


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Ganoncrotch (on 21 October 2019)

I got my copy! Thanks CDProjekt Red


Stefan.De.Machtige (on 21 October 2019)

"Rig" Fit adventure is going to be the max :-D.


Immersiveunreality (on 21 October 2019)

Depends if it gets good marketing or not,a hype need to be created amongst the casuals for this to be succesfull.


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Darwinianevolution (on 21 October 2019)

Is Rig Fit Adventure going to become the best selling fitness game of this generation? There's not that much competition in the genre since the Wii days...


Radek (on 21 October 2019)

Great! Enjoy the game guys!


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John2290 (on 21 October 2019)

That is the cheapest way I've ever seen of spinning mediocre sales numbers.